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Last year I posted about attending my local Alpine Garden Society’s annual show and it was attending this show that made me decide to have a go at entering plants into shows. It’s interesting how different the plants exhibited this year are from last year.  The show is always on Easter Monday so we were a week later but it was plain to see how the milder temperatures had resulted in the… Read More

I do like planting bulbs, even more so than I like sowing seeds and with bulbs you don’t have to prick things out, pot up etc.  I think bulbs are wonderful, its amazing how much is packed into them.  You pop them in the ground, walk away and in six months time you have beautiful flowers – whats not to like. In previous years I have been a little cautious in my… Read More